A relative file consists of a specified number of areas. Each of these areas can contain a record, or it can be empty. To identify an area in a relative file, you would need to use a relative record number (RRB) – that indicates the area’s relative position in the file.
Writing Select Statement
system-name is equal to DD name. In the Select statement we write as:
SELECT INVMAST ASSIGN TO INVMAST
ORGANIZATION IS RELATIVE
ACCESS IS SEQUENTIAL/RANDOM
RELATIVE KEY IS INVMAST-RR-NUMBER.
Open Files Statement
Start Record Statement
Delete Record Statement
DELETE file-name RECORD
[INVALID KEY imperative-statement-1]
[NOT INVALID KEY imperative-statement-2]
Closing file Statement